This article is about the fad. For the 1981 album by The Sinceros, see Pet Rock (
album). The Pet Rock "Pet Carrier", which doubled as its packaging. Pet Rocks
sitting on a couch. Pet Rock ...
Apr 4, 2015 ... They were all the rage for a brief, mid-'70s moment, and they turned their creator
into a millionaire. What was so special about rocks in a box?
Created by Gary Dahl (pictured), the rocks were seen as a perfect pet, needing
very little maintenance and always behaving, quietly and peacefully. For a six ...
The pet rock remains an iconic example of a fad. A fad is a behavior that rapidly
grows in popularity, and which many people adopt very enthusiastically for a ...
Pet Rocks were a 1975 fad originated in California by salesman, Gary Dahl. They
spread like wildfire to the rest of the country. Here was a pet that took no care ...
Super70s.com (Where the 1970s never ended) looks back on 1970s Fads: Pet
RockSuper70s ... I had fun as a kid but I never understood the fuss over pet rocks!
Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a
post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator ...
Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular and bizarre 1970s fad the Pet
Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.
If you owned a Pet Rock back in the 1970s, you are one of millions who were
captivated by the fun fad. How did the mania get started? It happened one night
Apr 1, 2015 ... JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular
1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.